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. >> the latest unemployment figures are trending in the wrong direction. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with more on this. good morning. >> if you have been out of work, this news comes as no surprise. finding a job is not easy. there is discouraging news. maryland's unemployment rate rose unemployment7.3% in august. there was a significant increase in unemployment in maryland and florida. the number dropped since the recession reportedly ended. >> the labor market will always lag the recovery. the economic output has increase. the labor market has not caught up with that. in terms of getting by with squeezing more productivity out of existing workers. >> there is a website to help marylanders out of work of finding a job. is the maryland workforce exchange. we have posted a link on our website. click on project economy. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the news is not all bad. 200 new jobs will be created and the transmission plants in white marsh. this is thanks to a government grant. it was approved by the government. there is good news for a change on the housing market. new
jennifer that would change everything. >> she said, hey kristin, i've been thinking, i've talked to my husband, we've been praying about it and she said i want to carry a babe for,. >> reporter: she couldn't believe what she was hearing. >> i said i got to talk to my husband. i hung up i went upstairs and i said you would not believe what just happened. i told him that night and we're like it feels right. >> reporter: it feels reich because kristin and jennifer had been through everything together. they grew up sharing special moments. jennifer a mother herself was offering to be kristin's gestational carrier. >> that's when someone will carry a pregnancy for a woman who cannot do it herself. kristin's doctor says it was a perfect fit. >> she was young she had good eggs we were able to do in vitro fertilization on kristin and place an embryo into her best friend. >> reporter: a baby is on the way for kristin and her husband. they are expecting in february. >> when that child is here aim going to love that child so much more because this valley that we've gone through this long j
into adoption until they she got a call from her best friend jennifer that would change everything. >> she said, hey, kristin. i've talked to my husband. we've been praying about it. she said, i really want to carry a baby for you. >> reporter: kristin didn't believe what she was hearing. >> i have to talk to my husband. that's how we left it. we hung up. i went upstairs right away. i was like, you will not believe what just happened. i told him that night. we were like this feels right. >> reporter: it felt so right because kristin and jennifer had been through everything together. they had been friends since 7 playing how and growing up sharing special moments. jennifer was offering to be her gestational carrier, carrying a pregnancy for a woman who can't do it herself. her doctor says it was a perfect fit. >> she was young and had good eggs. we were able to do in vitro on kristin and then place one embryo into her best friend as her gestational carrier. >> a baby is now on the way for kristin and her husband, they are expecting in february. >> i'm going to love that child so much more becaus
click on prep player of theú week. now here is jeff barnd and jennifer gilbert with the "late edition". >> a body discovered after aú fire. -> to know that she is gone, you know, is just tragic. may be hiding a crime. >> we realize this accident would offend muslims. >> small church createssa controversy. why thh top general in afghanistan is calling on a pastor to cancel his weekend plan. >> men, and their memory. why we may have an excuse now for forgetting things. >> aad simon cowell's change of plans. how it could affect american tv. >> livv in high definition, from gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. fatal fire in howard county leaves one woman dead and 1 man with serious injuries. neighbor reported the fire in columbia. karen parks stands by live at the treover condominiums where five families were isplaced now. karen? >> jennifer and jeff, detectives are still here at the scene, that they are now calling a crimm scene. investigators don't know what, or who, left the young woman injured. but say it was not the fire. firefighters were called to -round 2:45 this afternoon t
>> there's not much left after two four-alarm fires in west baltimore. i'm jennifer franciotti. details are next. >> a california neighborhood goes up in flames as a massive gas line rupture ignites an unbelievable explosion. we'll have the latest. >> and it looks look a fall-like weekend is in the works. the insta-weather plus forecast, as 11 news today continues right now. >> good morning, tgif, i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist john collins has a check of the forecast. looking good. >> yeah. you mentioned the fall-like weekend. i was out working in the yard past couple of days, very nice, and a lot of leaves in the lawn. but it's not because of fall-like temperatures, it's because of the dry conditions we've got. >> but let's talk about the cool for the moment. we'll address the wet in just a minute, or dry, or whichever way you want to look at it. at b.w.i. marshall right now, 56 degrees the temperature. that's the low there so far this morning. it just dropped into that range. 72%, the humidity. barometer h
firefighters put to the test with two four-alarm fires yesterday. >> jennifer franciotti with more on that story. >> it was quite a scene yesterday. firefighters were busy fighting fires to 11 houses on two niche blocks. all but two houses were vacant. five rowhouses went up in flames there. then three more caught fire on the other side. firefighters rushed to houses on the next block. everyone did get out safely. no word on what caused the first fire, but officials are pretty sure of what happened on north cary street. >> one consideration is there may have been embers that may have been blown from one fire across the street to the next may have ignited that one. we don't know at this point. >> in all 100 firefighters responded. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. mindy back to you. >> a 34-year-old columbia man who survived an apartment fire is charged with not only setting the blaze, but killing his ex-wife moments earlier. damon white set fire to the apartment to cover up the murder of the 35-year-old woman. she obtained a restraining order against her husband in 2008. >>
, i am jennifer gilbert. >> and i am jeff barnd. it took nearly 100 firefighters to battle an eight alarm laze in west baltimore yesterday. karen parks is sttnding by live at the scene to teel us why firefighters say this proofs the serious lack of resources. karen? >>well, jennifer and jeff. look at this. this is what is left, after yesterday's fire, ttat nearly deetroyed more a dozen homes. and dozens of firefighters werr called to the scenn. but they all were not from baltimore. %-some say, we could have been n big trouble. >> the city was required to ask for companies to transfer in, from arundel county, baltimore county, howard counny, harford county and as far away as washington, d.c.. this was a fire that, in days gone by, would have been serious but there would have been enough resources left in the city to adequately protect the city. -> a spokesperson for the mayor released this statement. despite a record of $121 million budget defiiit, mayyr tephanie rawlings-blake restored critical funding to the fire department this year. and to reduce rotating fire company closures
. karen? >> jennifer and jeff, detectives are still here at the scene, that they are now calling a crimm scene. investigators don't know what, or who, left the young woman injured. but say it was not the fire. firefighters were called to -round 2:45 this afternoon to the treover condominiums, along majors road in columbia. when they arrived, they foundú the dead body of a woman believed to be in her 30s, ann a man also believed to be in his 30s, seriously injured. >> what we believe aa this time, is that both of them were injured, not as a esult of tte injuuies. >> to know that she is develop, you know, is just tragic. tragic. >> no one else was injured. and no other condd was damaged. however, five families have beeú displaced. no word when they would be reporting live in columbia. karen parks, fox 45 news "late edition"" >> all right karen. baltimore county school was evacuated this morning because of a gas odor. students in rosedale sent home early. emergency crews determined the odor was spreeding through sewers. parents got nervous when hazmat crees arrived. >> panic. when you se
in baltimore, this is fox 45 news at 10:00. >> good evening, i am jennifer gilbert. >> anddi am jeff barnd. what you are seeinggon the radar behind sus what remains of tropical storm nicole. >> storm drenched other places.3 and may have willed one child as it moved through the tropics. when flood waters swept away a home. it cut roads and washed out bridges on other islands as well. as tropical storm nicole moved toward florida it lost steam. but had aalot of rain. the wet weather made doing -nything outside in florida >> now tonight, we're getting ready for a lot of rain. keith daniels is standing by live in north baltimore where the city prepaaes for what could be six inch ofs of rain in some pllces. hello keith. >> jeff, good evening. city is working to avoid flooding. they have been busy clearing storm drains like this one. in fact, tonight they say the best defense residents have and trash can. >> at the corner of south followton and coallstreet. >> the rain cannot get it. it floods. >> city work crews are busy unclogging storm drains on mannings bbock, clearing gutters %-debris.th tr
, jennifer grey is also on the show this season. you know, from "dirty dancing." searches are up 1,500% on jennifer. you remember that movie, right? >> nobody puts vinita in the corner. of course you remember that. facebook went down yesterday. some funny tweets came out of there. it was off for a little while yesterday. you can see on the screen here, facebook down due to explosion in farmville composting. something about 5 million people forced to go back to work. >> all the funny ones are on our facebook fan site. wnnfans.com, you can read the rest. >>> welcome back, guys. we are here in the kitchen today. one of the traditions here in new york city when you think of pan asian food. ten years running. which says so much here in new york, doesn't it. let's get started. talk us through what we're going to be doing. >> the first thing you want to do is make the sauce. it's very simple. four or five ingredients. nan prik pao. >> i have to stop you. what is that? >> thai chili paste, shrimp paste in it also. you can substitute a chili paste for it but there really is nothing like it.
, "the skinny" including a new legal situation for a big reality tv star. >>> jennifer lopez has been open about saying when she as judge on "american idol," she's going to be tough. she's not going to be like paula who's nice to everyone. she is going to be the tough one. her ex-husband might really be the proof. awhile back we reported her ex-husband of one year ojani noa wanted to be a contestant on the show. not only that he wanted to sing one of her songs. >> awkward. >> according to radaronline jennifer got fox to make sure the screeners on the auditions would not let him anywhere near the auditions. the source said fox made it clear that he was not welcome, he could be arrested if he showed up. he apparently backed out at the last minute. they say it's a shame because he wanted to showcase his voice and show people that he can really sing too. the interesting back story to all of this to me is that there's an age limit. you have to be between 15 and 28 and this guy is 36 now. there's a lot of talk, also her diva demands. so the question is, is any of this true? the show is goin
of time. >> good morning, i'm jennifer franciotti. it is 7:26. here's a look at some of our top stories for you. in baltimore city, a fight between two family members turned deadly. officers were called just before 8:00 last night to the 1000 block of north stricker street in west baltimore for a fight between her aunt and her niece. the injuries to the aunt were so bad she was taken to the hospital where she later died. police are still investigating this case. >> three people are recovering after being stabbed onboard an m.t.a. bus. it happened around 2:30 at liberty heights in northwest avenue near the mall. a fight broke out on bus number 51 which left three people with stab wounds. >> the bus driver brought the bus to rest here outside the mall. there were people here scheduled for their regular after-school duty, and people were unloading the bus, and the officers were able to board the bus and get the officers off. >> all three victims were taken to area hospitals and are expected to survive. police are continuing to investigate. >> in a separate stabbing incident, police are loo
handed out. the rope is the endorsements are misleading. jennifer davis explains. >> reporter: the sample campaign ballots these volunteers are handing out are legal. but the attorney general says some handed and mailed out over the weekend were against the law because they were made to look like the official democratic party sample ballot but they were that this was com illegal,ibilitiantly illegal and in violation of state election laws because there was a committee put on that ballot, which doesn't exist of course it is not registered in the state of maryland. >> reporter: printing on the brochure says it was authorized by citizens for change and i nan named charles summer. >> i am not disputing that i consulted mr. summers in putting this together to let him know that protocol had to be followed in terms of people being on the front. i let him go and to say who he wanted to vote for. >> county council candidate jerry mathis says he didn't have to register with the state because he is one man, not an election committee. >> if it is misleading, we apologize for that. if we've done somet
on her daughter, bristol, on ""dancing with the stars." and we hear a shocking revelation from jennifer grey. you'll hear from both of them this morning, right here. yeah. talk about revolutielations. how often do you hear someone say "dancing with the stars" saved their life? >> that's a first. >> we'll get to that later in the broadcast. >>> first, a lot of big stories coming up. starting with the latest change at the white house. president obama's top aide, his chief of staff, is said he is likely leaving at the end of the week. family consideration prevent a final decision. >>> also, there's news out of pakistan, where the cia is intensifying a bombing campaign against the taliban. 20 drone strikes in the month of september. the most of any month this year. this comes as there's new reports of increased terrorism threats against europe. we'll talk about this with bob woodward. he's the author of "obama's war." >> we look forward to sitting down with him. >>> also, a new government study out this morning of what women earn in the workplace. more women are working in management. but h
? >> reporter: they went where everything else from the '80s went. online. like jennifer grey, "dirting dancing" then, "dancing with the stars" now. >> i miss the hair. i think we all miss '80s hair. >> reporter: greed hasn't gone out of style. it's just aged a bit. i'm david wright in los angeles. >> it seems to me like this movie is what "sex and the city" is to women. my husband is nonstop talking about this for a year almost now. he has to see it. >> i'm going to see the original again then go see part two, absolutely. >> we already did the original at our house because he had to see it one more time. reviews are really good. rotten tomatoes is giving it 77%. i'll see it for insomniac theater and you'll have my review, and my husband's. you go next if you had a here wd hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie
shot her. >> reporter: that woman has been identified as 38-ye-old jennifer bates of nokesville. her assailant, her husband, robert bates. police say the couple had been rguing in this vehicle before it turned on to idewater way. an officer had been walking his dog, unarmed himself he confronted the armed man whom witnesses sayointed his gun at him. he retreated to retrieve his own weapon but then -- >> another shot rang out. and that was it. he killedhimself. >> reporter: it all happened quickly and neighbors had already called police. >> units arrived on scene. they located two individuals who appeared to have been suffering from gunshot wounds. the gunshot wounds were all upper body. the male was pronounced dead at the scene. the female was showing signs of life and was transported to the hospital wher she was pronounced. >> reporter: what remains a puzzle to investigators and residents of this community is hy these two people chose this street. those who live here know that it's a cul-de-sac. it doesn't go all the way through and neither of these victims are believed to have any
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'mon. c'mon. >>> a love this story, ready for this? just south of spring lake new jersey, ed and jennifer were taking photos after ed just asked jen to mary him on bended knee and a guitar. who comes up behind them but the boss? barefoot and glasses, bruce springstein takes over ed's guitar, sings a tune, takes a couple pictures and moves on. >> that is amazing! >> that's a great shot, isn't it? >>> well it is the 29th of september. let's see who's celebrating a birthday today! it's our very own jamie costello! [applause] big 5-1. >> she called he 51. >> he's 51 cent! [laughter] >> jamie, happy birthday. he's pictured right there with his beautiful daughter, lauren, a student at the university of delaware. >>> all right, 6:25. and if you have a birthday, send it in to morningshow@wmar.com. send a nice picture, we'll put it on the air and celebrate your birthday with you. >>> her birthday party can be described as a wild time. >>> for this little girl, wasn't the party she dreamed about. >>> plus: >> reporter: baltimore city health officials fight against bedbugs. i'll tell you how you can
: in this newly released surveillance video, a clear picture, the final picture of jennifer hawke-petit, less than an hour before her death. prosecutors say petit was at a local bank withdrawing $15,000 and calmly told the bank teller her entire family was being held hostage at home. she needed the money for ransom. at 9:21 a.m., with jennifer still in the bank, the manager made a chilling call to 911. >> we have a lady, who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house, that the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she says they are being very nice, they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> reporter: with two reason, these two men, steven hayes and joshua come come were terrorizing the family, beating dr. petit with a baseball bat and tying him to this pole in the basement. his two daughters were tied to their beds upstairs, all tortured overnight until the sun came up and the bank opened up. >> they're tied up, she said. she's taking $15,000 out of her credit line. they told her they wouldn't hurt anybody if she g
to a bank to withdraw money. and we're seeing surveillance pictures of jennifer pettitte going to that bank. this, as her husband, mr. william pettitte, takes the stand today. >> what an emotional day. we'll e go to that in a little bit. >>> we begin with a high-stakes day in politics. jon karl is covering it all. >> reporter: good morning, george. as you said, there's seven primaries today. but the eyes of the political world are all on tiny delaware. it's here that the tea party movement is trying to score its biggest upset yet. meet christine o'donnell, the tea party candidate most feared by the republican establishment. >> there is a tidal wave coming to delaware. and we -- we are riding it. and he is drowning in it. >> reporter: she has twice run for the senate. and twice lost. but this time, she has sarah palin. >> hi. this is governor sarah palin. vote for christine o'donnell for u.s. senate this tuesday. >> reporter: o'donnell is up against one of delaware's most popular political figures, congressman mike castle. republican leaders think he is their only chance of winning joe biden
back. i am stan stovall. >> and i am jennifer franciotti. thank you for joining us this morning. we will start with the weather. >> we have some rain and again this morning. the heaviest stuff is in the far western suburbs. right around baltimore city, there is a few sprinkles.
new handss ree devices. kathleen. >>reporter: that's right jennifer. right now i'm talking to you on the phone through the jupiter jack. plugs right into my cell phone and this little device here. numb goes through thh raaio system and sometimes the radio does leak through for now we'll turn it right down. they can cost from 10 to 100 dollars. the national safety the cell phone. heather was killed by a truck driver texting but the highway study hide the phone while driving. some say the real solution is a complete ban on cell phone usage while riving. >> if you aae driving taaking on a cell phone, the risk oo you being involved in a crash quadruple. that's whet you are hands free or holding the phone. >>reporter: so starting friday if you are caught with one of these up to your ear and holding it in your hand,!! hand, you are in a lot of ttouble and could end up costinggyouuabout 40 dollars in fines. live on 41st street fox 45 news at 5:30. >>> okay kathleen. how are theeroads ooking tonight? lauren cook now has our traffic edge report. hello lauren. >> hello jeff. we ha
. >>> how are the roads tonight. lauren cook has the traffic edge report. lauren? >> thank yoo jennifer. we have several accidents tonight. trouble on route 40 where we are dealing with crash along the westbound lanes at new wood drive and west side of the belt way watch oot for debris on the look at liberty roaddyou see it is really going to be 32 miles per hour along the inner loop lanes and the congestion will continue as we make our way to townsend. look at delaney valley road where you can see the inner lupus jammed hear as well. fortunately you'll see some relief at the push to parkville. those using the jfx no problem to report from downtown up to the belt way but we are dealing with an accident on marketplaceeat east lombard street ann a gas main break in east baltimore rightton north curly street at east fay streee and slow ride thrrugh the fort mchenry unnel at 35 miles per hour along the northbound lanes of 95. that is the traffic edge report now >> the roads are safer than they have been in almoss 60 years. the national highwayy6 traffic safety administration says fa
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
. >> hustle. >> reporter: jennifer tesh, says the cheer her 6-year-old daughter kennedy was forced to say on her michigan cheerleading squad, was completely inappropriate for a 6-year-old. >> she thinks a little girl couldn't say some of the words. >> my back aches. our skirts are too tight. our booty shakes from left to right. >> reporter: tesch was so upset, she took her concerns to the local news. but her complaints backfired. and the members of the wolverine cheerleading league voted unanimously this week to keep the questionable cheer, but kick kennedy off the squad. >> i think i'll miss the cheers. >> it took every ounce not to cry with her because i had to be strong. >> reporter: tesch and her daughter's cheerleading coach got into a heated argument on a local radio show. the coach had some harsh words. >> i'm directly quoting this hun tick. she said i don't mind the booty shaking so much. but it's the back aching and the skirt being too tight that i don't understand. and i said to her one time, their back aches and their skirts are too tight because they're standing on the crappy
after the november election. roll call reporter jennifer yakman tells us about what this means and what might happen. good morning. >> thank you for having me. >> they released this letter and the question is, is this grandstanding that they came out to the public, to the media? what can we make of this request now to have the trials before the election? >> well it's sort of unusual. the five republican members of the ethics committee which is eventually divided, five republicans and five democrats, issued a statement which they all signed criticisming general lostman for not having scheduled the trial before the elections. >> and they are saying this is fully up to her. there was talk by democratic leaders over the weekend that there were problems scheduling the hearings. >> the republicans came out and denied that yesterday and said we're willing to do this in october when the house is out of session, we just need democrats to set the time for the trials. >> in the interest of transparency and fairness, this panel is saying the american public should know this before the november elec
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she got a phone call from her best friend jennifer that would change everything. >> she said hey, kristen, i've been thinking, i've talked to my husband, we've been praying about it and she said i really want to carry a baby for you. >> reporter: kristen couldn't believe what she was hearing. >> i said i have to talk to my husband. i went upstairs right away and you will not believe what just happened. i told him, that night we were kind of like this feels right. >> reporter: it felt right because kristen had been through everything together. they'd been friends since they were 7 playing house and growing up sharing special moments. jennifer, a mother herself was offering to be kristen's gestational carrier. that's when someone will carry a woman for pregnancy when a woman can't do it herself. the doctor said it was a perfect fit. >> she was young and had good eggs and we were able to place one embryo ointo her best friend. >> reporter: a baby is now on the way for kristen and her husband. they're expecting in february. >> when that child is here, i'm going to love that child so
recent storyline in the jennifer aniston/jason bateman movie. but she has more film critics than she thought. >> we had pictures. >> i thought i would bring you my own film festival. [ laughter and applause ] >> you were e.t.? >> yes. yes. going home. and very chicly. >> let's see. what else do we have here? this is -- [ laughter ] i think that's the klumps. the only character eddie murphy didn't play. >> she was certainly a good sport about all that teasing. >> i enjoyed her work in "the klumps." she was very good. >>> coming up next, the stories we'll be following today, including a major tv event. stay with us. when i was seventeen i was not good to my skin. long summer days, and not enough sleep. what i wouldn't do for a do-over. [ female announcer ] new neutrogena® clinical skincare. exclusive ion2 complex combined with activating cream helps restore collagen depleted skin. neutrogena clinical skincare is clinically tested to undo the look of a year's worth of skin aging in just 4 weeks. do-overs do exist. [ female announcer ] new clinical skincare. neutrogena. #1 dermatologist
years ago, july 07 two men follow jennifer pettite and her two daughters from the local supermarket to their home in connecticut and that began the horrific ordeal for the pettite family that as you say involved torture, rape and murder. only the father, a doctor survived able to free himself from the basement where he was tied up by the two men. he escaped to a neighbor's house. the neighbor called 911, at that point it was too late, his wife and daughters were already dead. a 911 call released during the trial for one of the defendants shows what happened before the murders took place. this is when the killers drove jennifer pettite to the bank so that she could get money for them. the person whose voice you here, who called 911 is the bank teller. listen. >> there is no robbery here, but we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank, she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them. that if the police are told they will kill her children and the husband. her name is jennifer pe
. >> here to talk more about this, our contributor dr. jennifer hartstein child and adolescent psychologist. good morning, jen. >> good morning. >> 400% increase in the last ten years y. do you think it is so dramatic. >> it is an incredibly huge increase. i think there is ease of use. >> easy access like the girl said. >> like she was saying, in your house, your medicine cabinet. you don't have to go seek it on and can hide it more if the signs aren't there so your parents can know what you are doing. >> what's also scary, kids seem to get younger and younger. kids as young as 12 years old are doing this. >> yes, starting so much earlier, 12 and older. >> if your kid smokes you can smell the smoke or drink you can see they are drunk but if they abuse prescription drugs, how can you tell? >> it much harder. they talked about feeling hot, maybe nauseous, their eyes are red, nose is running, lett a gic, problems in school. some of the signs are the same but much harder to look for. also look in your cabinets and see what's going on. >> not only be cabinets, aren't there other household hot po
to five million cans of powdered formula because of insect contamination fears. our doctor jennifer ashton is here. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> it doesn't affect liquid formula but powdered that they say may contain a small beetle or larvae. if your baby has already enjested this, is it a harmful? >> the dad has said they do not think this poses an immediate risk, that is a direct quote from the fda. however, if the baby ingests eggs of bugs, insects, or parts of insects, at most, the thinking is they might have stomach upset, digestive problems. bottom line, if your baby is not seeming right you to, take him or her to the peek tran. >> i called similac this morning and learned they set up a website where you can go to find out if the formula you have at home is affected. it's similac.com/recall and enter the lot number. i want to ask about another big health story hitting the paper this morning all of the country saying a study out of the new england journal of medicine studying how effective mammograms are in reducing breast cancer deaths. what did it find? >> this study tr
are intimidated by the technology. jennifer franciotti has tonight's report. >> people come in and say they have to comply with the law. i don't know how i would get this done. >> with the clock ticking, handsfree devices are flying off the shelves at stores like best buy. with so many options, it is hard to know what is right for you. our intern lauren has not gone handsfree yet, and she is helping us check out some of bluetooth options, and earpiece and a visor mounted speaker. most also within the last few years are bluetooth compatible. -- most phones sold within the last years are bluetooth compatible brigance is working out well. >> all you do is press the enter button. it will answer the call and go up through the speaker phone or the bluetooth earpiece. >> i am able to have both hands on the wheel, and your coming in really clear. i have the windows down and i can still hear you. >> that is really good news. which devised the like better? a surprisingly, i like the earpiece better. >> elliot says that is not surprising. there are options in every price range when it comes to earpieces. >
barnd. >> and iiam jennifer gilbert. a man accused of executing a stranger is back behind bars. >> james king allowed to walk the street for one week, evenú though he waa charged with murder. >> as crime and justice joy lepola tells us, there are two -aailies outraged tonight. >> he did not do this, and i know he did not..3 >> the mother of suspected killer james king,,leaves court outraged. it ollows a judge's decision to revoke king's bail. >> he is not a cold blooded the bad part is that they are not looking for the real killer. police wann to olve the case, and close it, because they got so many murders already. >> king was held without bail iniiially. then the attorney asked he judge for reconsider. bail was set at $$ million. king walked out of jail, a free man, evvn though he had been charged with murder. >> in this case, there was no hearing. the statt did not have notice. out.e acted as soon as we found >> for nearly a weeks the family of calvin yyung lived in fear. ú%ung's family talked with us3 aboot t, from new jersey. >> whether the decision, we were very worried about
with who is on top. >> reporter: jennifer grey and her partner huffed and puffed their way to first place. 888 for their energized jackknife. >> i don't know what my face looked like but it was hurting. hurting all over. >> reporter: audrina second with the judges with 23. her partner promised they would get triple 8s or he would wax his legs. >> it's going to hurt. this is not hair. this is, like a forest. ok? >> oh, my god. this is what the females go through. >> reporter: teens in a two-way tie for third. kyle massey and bristol palin, whose mother sarah showed up to cheer her on. >> i'm glad i have her support and it was really comforting to look over at both our moms cheering us on. it was great. i'm thankful she was able to make it. >> not too bad. i'm happy with third. >> a yeah. >> i'll be happy with first though. >> reporter: triple 7s, a three way tie for first among the basketball star, football star and singing star. suddenly you're a lot taller this evening. >> i'm standing on an apple box. which i'm tempted on taping it to my legs next week and dancing on. >> this is all abo
. jennifer ashton is here to explain. this has been the driving force for so long. it's always there, the low carb diet, you lose weight, but with it, all these health problems. >> some real risks. and as you mentioned, it's not just low carb, but it's high protein, high fat, which is instead of the carbs that are so harmful. but this diet is actually harmful, as well. they followed about 130,000 people and actually found that those on the low carbohydrate high fat, high protein diet, especially high animal fat and animal protein, actually had a freig greater risk of death and cancers and heart experts have been saying this for years, there is a healthier way to go where you can still dou low car, but substitute a lot of plant based. >> so if you feel it works for you, what are we talking about specifically? is it tofu and avocadoses? >> the key to any successful diet is anyone can lose weight over any period of time, but you need to maintain it. and it needs to be relate abiliable and work for your lifestyle. good sources of protein like tofu, almonds are good.able and work for your lifestyl
like a disk that you slide. this is what a celebrity trainer developed who works out with jennifer garner of "alias." good enough for her. good enough for me. you can do a reverse lunge, like this. a squat, like this. you can get down and work your abs in a flank position like this way. just move your hands out, like this. you can use this with some simple weights and get a total-body exercise. got to use it on carpet, unless you buy some booties for the hardwood floor. >> we're also concerned about doing the situp the proper way. >> are we hurting our neck? this is a product called the perfect situp. it's designed to improve our form. and to work all of our abs. you get in here. your back is supported. but your neck is supported. you start to do the situp like this. do you hear the click? >> i am. >> if i hear the click, i'm doing it right. it gives you that feedback if you're performing the exercise right. $99. a little pricey. on the other hand, this is our glamour muscles. >> so, this is what you're talking about low-impact. >> very low impact. this is the trx suspension traine
this sum center. >> we had a lot of wonderful people. like jude law. and colin farrell. and jennifer garner. and jason bateman. elmo loves to name-drop. >> clearly. >> he does. >> they were all dressed appropriately? >> always. it was wonderful. we had a great time with our celebrity friends. isn't that right? >> that's right. and a wonderful video song with will.i. will.i.am, right? >> yes. will.i.am. >> give us a little bit? ♪ ♪ la, la, la try something like that. >> we never got to do the song elmo slide. elmo will teach you how to dance, mr. george. >> robin's been trying. >> and elmo will be happy to dance. >> harper was very excited when i told her about this. she wanted your autograph. >> i will do that. >> you're only 3. >> it's okay. elmo uses a red crayon. okay. elmo will do it later. >> so great. >> later. >> yes. you're so anxious, mr. george. >> it is true. >> say hello to your wife, miss ali, too. >> i will. >> elmo loves you. >> how do you know his whole family? >> elmo loves to name-drop. >> you made me a hero at home today. thank you very much. >> really? >> yes. >> we'
of the beast. it borders every middle east country. host: let us go to jennifer. democrats line. atlanta, georgia. caller: good morning. my issue is that i believe that both this war and afghanistan is going to continue until we have a draft. host: are you still with us? caller: unless we get other kids over there besides low income and middle income family kids, we are just going to be over there indefinitely. host: ok. looking at some of the other stories that are in the news right now. from "the philadelphia inquirer" talking about a special event that happened yesterday. tribute to aaron and slain -- airmen slain. a photograph of him in service and we see the president giving it to mr. etchenberger on behalf of his late father. russell is on our independent's line. caller: good morning. these wars of occupation, america, we have to stop. you don't win a war of occupation. you either leave and go home and you stay and people slowly die. host: what do you think should happen? caller: we need to wrap up there as quickly as possible, with a losing as few people as possible. and double th
john gilbride and our other own dr. jennifer ashton. good to see both of you. >> good morning. >> what is it about this and why is the dea doing it now. >> well, when you look at the numbers, it's staggering in terms of the number of people that are abusing prescription drugs. seven million people abuse prescription drugs a 13% increase in just one year. when you look at the number of teenagers that are abusing prescription drugs, it's frightening. 2500 teens, on average, every day use prescription drugs to get high for the very first time. so, operation takeback is a chance to get those drugs out of the medicine cabinet where they're just sitting there waiting to be abused. >> jen, as a doctor, how rampant is the abuse that you see in your own office and what is the seriousness of it? because i think a lot of people miss that point this all of this. >> well, i think we don't really know how rampant it is. those numbers we just saw are just really estimates and the fear in medicine, clinical medicine, this key even be worse. i think a lot of people fall in the habit of use, abuse and d
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